It's not uncommon for a resident to only explore a city's iconic sights when guests come to town or when practicing hypnosis in a mirror leads to amnesia. Explore the intricacies of the City of Brotherly Love with today's Groupon: for $13, you get a 90-minute Experience Philadelphia sightseeing bus tour from The Big Bus Company (a $27 value). This Groupon is valid for Sunday tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Click here for available tour dates. Children younger than 12 are normally admitted for $10.
Hop aboard a London-style double-decker bus and embark on journey through Philadelphia on a fully narrated city tour from Big Bus Company. The dual-layered vehicle is powered by historical facts and local anecdotes, so guests can expect the professional tour guides to keep the transport puttering along with stops at awe-inspiring locations such as the Liberty Bell, the LOVE sculpture, and Betsy Ross's house. Riders will also have the opportunity to reminiscence about Rocky Balboa's epic climb on the stairs of the Museum of Art, as well as to return a stolen 18th-century wig to Independence Hall on this scenic tour. Click here to see the map for additional details on sites visited. There will be no hop-offs on this tour.
Philadelphia Trolley Works
Ever since the first giant pumpkin was carved into a carriage, people have wanted to travel in style. Philadelphia Trolley Works, a subsidiary of 76 Carriage Company, turns fairy tales into reality with a fleet of double-decker buses, motor coaches, horse-driven carriages, and their namesake trolleys. On any given day, the historic streets of Philadelphia pulse with trolley or horse-pulled tours of Independence Hall and the Rocky steps. Cinderella-inspired horse-drawn carriages and Victorian-style trolleys transport bridal parties to weddings, and jumbo-sized motor coaches can be rented for casino trips and cross-country air-guitar tours.
Center City East
1 N Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106